Scheduled Appearances & News

July 21 & 23, 2021

Creative Writing: Personal Essay and Memoir

Location: Laramie County Community College

June 27, 2021 – Public Event

Summer Soiree to benefit the Laramie County Library Foundation

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March 2021

Creative Writing: Power Workshop to Jumpstart Your Story

Location: Online – Laramie County Community College

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Tina teaches at workshops, presents at conferences, and is happy to appear on panels. She is an adjunct faculty member for the Low-Residency MFA Program at Drexel University, teaches writing courses for Laramie County Community College’s Life Enrichment Program, and conducts seminars in the community. She has spoken or taught at conferences including the Colorado Gold Conference – Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers, Northern Colorado Writers Conference, Crested Butte Writers Conference, as well at libraries, elementary and high schools, and for various women’s organizations and groups.

*Please contact Tina directly for speaking fees and scheduling:

Writing Seminars

  • Writing a Novel: How to Get Started
  • Journal Writing: Write Your Life
  • Organizing Your Writing Life
  • (Suggest a Topic)

Panel Discussions

  • Writing
  • Publishing
  • Social Media


  • (Suggest an appearance/topic.)


Book Clubs (no charge)

Tina will be happy to be a guest at your book club for free via video conference or in person (if your club is local, or if she plans to be in your area). There is no charge, but preference is given to clubs that have chosen one of her books as a reading selection, or plan to purchase and read her books. Libraries are awesome!


Book Signing (no charge)

Looking for a guest author to appear at your store or library? Tina is happy to be at your signing if location allows. She can help connect you with her book suppliers.

Previous News & Appearances

November 2020

Creative Writing: Writing Your Way to Self-Expression – LIFE 2013

Location: Online – Laramie County Community College

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November 2020

Creative Writing: Writing Your Way to Self-Expression – LIFE 2013

Location: Online – Laramie County Community College

Register Today!

October 2020

Writing: Pathways to Publication

Location: Online – Laramie County Community College

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February 2020

Tall Poppy Bookstore Opens

The Indie Bookstore With a Plot Twist:

March 24th, 2020

All Prompted Creativity Classes at Laramie County Library are Postponed

April 19 – 25, 2020

Bloom Host

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September 14th, 2019

Author Day: Laramie County Library in conjunction with Cheyenne Arts Celebration, 12:00 – 2:00 pm

September 5th, 2019

Prompted Creativity: A Writing Workshop at the Laramie County Library, 5:30 – 7:00 pm

August 17th, 2019

Wyoming Author Day: Goshen County Library

July 9th, 2019

Prompted Creativity: A Writing Workshop at the Laramie County Library, 5:30 – 7:00 pm

May 2019

The Real Thing included on BookTrib Listicle: 10 Books About Different Types of Moms

July 2018

Waking Up Joy reviewed in BookTrib.

June 2018

Book Signing at Wyoming Home during the Cheyenne Art Walk on June 14th, 5 – 9 pm.

Essay in PopSugar

January 2018

The Real Thing reviewed in BookTrib.

Tell Me a Story Blog Series at Tall Poppy Writers blog.

December 2017

Books and Bottles Book Club: The Tall Poppy Writers partners with Frances Ford Coppola Winery

July 5th, 2017

The Real Thing and Waking Up Joy are now sold at Wyoming Home, in Cheyenne, WY

July 23rd, 2017

Tina signs her novels at the Susie McEntire Pamper Me event in Cheyenne, Wyoming

March 20th, 2017

Tina’s novel, The Real Thing, drops on New York City Subway by Books on the Subway.

July 4th, 2016

Ruby Among Us becomes a #1 Amazon Best Seller

July 1st, 2016

Southern Writers Magazine Interview

May 16th, 2016

Cheyenne Barnes and Noble Book Signing

April 7th, 2016

My fourth novel, The Real Thing, releases April 7th!

November 2015

Today, November 6th, I signed a contract to release my fourth novel, due out in Summer of 2016.

October 2015

Happy 1st Anniversary WAKING UP JOY!

July 2015

I’m a Tall Poppy! Learn more about the Tall Poppy Writers at

June 2015

Waking Up Joy is a 2015 HOLT Award of Merit Recipient ~  Romantic Elements

Wyoming Writers, Inc. Conference in Cheyenne, Wyoming

March 2015

They say slow and steady wins the race, and this seems to be the case as WAKING UP JOY is starting to make appearances in libraries and independent bookstores. If you would like your store or library to carry the book for your fellow readers, please ask them to. Most bookstores and libraries appreciate hearing suggestions from readers.

January 2015

Another 2014 Favorites list for Joy Talley at Story Matters.

WAKING UP JOY is included on the 2014 favorites list from Chick Lit Central.

I went back to my roots and visited The Virgil Talbot Library & Museum in Colcord, Oklahoma where I grew up.

December 2014

WAKING UP JOY was listed in the Ultimate December Book Guide in The San Francisco Book Review.

November 24th

Working Mother Magazine lists WAKING UP JOY as one of their 7 Super Reads for Holiday Travel.

November 21st

WAKING UP JOY is in some good company on this list of Perfect Long Reads for Thanksgiving from BuzzFeed.

November 8th

Book Signing for WAKING UP JOY will be held at Barnes and Noble in Cheyenne, WY on November 8th, 2014 from 1 to 5. If you are in the area, I would love to meet you.

October 16th

Some Great things are happening! WAKING UP JOY was mentioned in a highlight from Library Journal on October 13th and was listed as a Women’s Must Read For Fall from BuzzFeed on October 14th.

October 13th

WAKING UP JOY highlighted in The Wyoming Tribune-Eagle

October 9th, 2014

I had the most wonderful and quaint dinner party at my favorite restaurant, Morris House Bistro, to celebrate the release of my third novel WAKING UP JOY. And since ‘Joy’ is from Tule Publishing’s Southern Born imprint, Morris House Bistro was the perfect place to celebrate with its Southern flair and charm. I’m so excited about Joy!

October 8th, 2014

My new book, WAKING UP JOY, just released! I am excited for you to meet Joy and the Talleys!